Museo de Málaga (Malaga Museum), Malaga

Museo de Málaga (Malaga Museum), Malaga

Formed in 1973, Museo de Málaga brought together the former Museo Provincial de Bellas Artes (Provincial Museum of Fine Arts), born in 1913, and Museo Arqueológico Provincial (Provincial Archeological Museum), born in 1947. As of 2010, the museum remains institutionally divided into two "sections" corresponding to the older museums. There are slightly over 2,000 pieces in the Fine Arts collection and over 15,000 in the Archeology collection. The museum opened to the public in December 2016, becoming the biggest museum in Andalusia and the 5th in Spain.

The venue is a stunning restoration of the former Customs Building and offers more than ample space for everything that goes on inside.

Why You Should Visit:
Cool & airy inside, with lots of items on show over 3 floors: paintings, sculptures, models, archeological items, religious items, pots, jewelry, to name but a few!
Many of the other beautiful tourist places in Málaga could learn from this museum because the English translations are excellent, even on the videos.
And you can't beat the price – free for EU citizens and €1.50 for others.

Tip:
Maybe make two visits rather than try to take it all in at once.

Opening Hours:
Tue-Sat: 9am-9pm; Sun: 9am-3pm
Sight description based on Wikipedia.

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Museo de Málaga (Malaga Museum) on Map

Sight Name: Museo de Málaga (Malaga Museum)
Sight Location: Malaga, Spain (See walking tours in Malaga)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery

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